Here is a detailed ediacara biota fossil of the famous species Dickinsonia costata. This Dickinsonia costata mesures about 7 x 5 mm.
The systematic status of the genus Dickinsonia is still controversial disputed.
Even a association with the fungi or a completely unknown kingdom where discussed in the past.
Mostly accepted is status of Dickinsonia as animals (Metazoa).
This shows again how different the Ediacara - Fossils are from “modern” life on earth.
|Solza River, Arkhangelsk region, Russia|
|Plate Size :||about 22 x 20 mm|
|Age:||Precambrian, Ediacarum, Yampol Member, Mogilev Formation, Balday Series (Ca. 570 Mill. Years)|